News: AMAZING NEW CAR DEALS TEMPT ŠKODA BUYERS TO SPRING INTO ACTION

Spring has finally sprung up here in West Yorkshire and in celebration of seeing the sunshine for the first time in weeks, it’s time to highlight some of the great deals on offer down at your local ŠKODA dealer. The … Continue reading News: AMAZING NEW CAR DEALS TEMPT ŠKODA BUYERS TO SPRING INTO ACTION

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News: ŠKODA PROVIDES A SPECIFIC OUTLOOK ON THE BRAND’S ELECTRIC FUTURE WITH THE VISION iV CONCEPT STUDY

Get a load of this beauty from ŠKODA who have shared the following with MotorMartin. Enjoy: The ŠKODA VISION iV combines an athletic body, 22-inch aerodynamically optimised wheels and powerfully flared mudguards with a pronounced coupé-like, flowing roofline. A characteristic … Continue reading News: ŠKODA PROVIDES A SPECIFIC OUTLOOK ON THE BRAND’S ELECTRIC FUTURE WITH THE VISION iV CONCEPT STUDY

News: ŠKODA VISION RS REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEXT RS GENERATION AND A FUTURE COMPACT CAR

Checkout the following video through the link below which has been used to illustrate how the ŠKODA VISION RS is taking shape in the design department headed by lead designer Oliver Stefani, it looks very special indeed in MotorMartin’s opinion. A quick glance at the rough design sketches tell you all that you need to know regarding ŠKODA’s concept and the importance of the aerodynamics with the front being particularly well defined whilst the rear of the car is dominated by a diffuser and an aerodynamically optimised roof spoiler. Incorporating clear motor racing references, this car conveys a taste of … Continue reading News: ŠKODA VISION RS REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEXT RS GENERATION AND A FUTURE COMPACT CAR

News: KODIAQ PROVES KING OF THE HILL AS IT CLAIMS TOP CATEGORY HONOURS IN THE 4X4 OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The ŠKODA Kodiaq has already won praise for its smooth and secure on-road driving experience, and now its off-road abilities have been recognised by the experts at 4×4 magazine. News has arrived at MotorMartin that ŠKODA’s acclaimed seven seater SUV has beaten its class competition to be named Best Medium SUV in the title’s annual 4×4 of the Year awards. Congratulations. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the Kodiaq saw off tough opposition from 24 class competitors – comfortably eclipsing models offered by brands with decades of experience in the all-wheel-drive market. The judging panel were impressed with every aspect … Continue reading News: KODIAQ PROVES KING OF THE HILL AS IT CLAIMS TOP CATEGORY HONOURS IN THE 4X4 OF THE YEAR AWARDS

News: THREE CHEERS FOR ŠKODA AS CITIGO, FABIA AND YETI TAKE TOP HONOURS AT THE WHATCAR? USED CAR AWARDS

ŠKODA have shared with MotorMartin recently that their cars have proved once again that great value, reliability and practicality are a winning combination for used car buyers by scooping a hat-trick of WhatCar? Used Car awards. The Citigo, Fabia and Yeti were all named as the best in their respective age groups – impressing the judges with their unbeatable value for money. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the WhatCar? Used Car Awards are among the most respected in the industry, and provide welcome guidance to the millions of car buyers choosing their next car. Unlike other awards, the WhatCar? … Continue reading News: THREE CHEERS FOR ŠKODA AS CITIGO, FABIA AND YETI TAKE TOP HONOURS AT THE WHATCAR? USED CAR AWARDS

News: ŠKODA FLEET PROVES ITS SUPERB CREDENTIALS ONCE AGAIN

ŠKODA have explained to MotorMartin that they have just added another fleet award to their impressive haul as fleet industry body ACFO, has crowned the ŠKODA Superb Fleet Car of the Year; once again proving the versatile vehicle’s impactful design credentials for business use. For those that don’t know, the ACFO is the UK’s premier representative organisation for fleet decision-makers and the annual awards recognise the very best in fleet. Uniquely, the awards are voted for by fleet managers and drivers who this year awarded the ŠKODA Superb its top accolade. Commenting on the Superb’s win, Henry Williams, ŠKODA Head … Continue reading News: ŠKODA FLEET PROVES ITS SUPERB CREDENTIALS ONCE AGAIN

News: ŠKODA CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE INTEREST WITH NEW YETI SE DRIVE AND SE L DRIVE MODELS

The Yeti is one of those cars that was just superb straight from the launch, after all, here was a rugged good looking 4×4 that had a quality fit and finish combined with excellent on and off road manners and that was built to last. Consumers couldn’t get enough of them and who could blame them. Why buy something larger and far more expensive when the Yeti will do everything that you realistically need it to do?  Which all means that ŠKODA are to make the range even more desirable by adding SE Drive and SE L Drive models to … Continue reading News: ŠKODA CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE INTEREST WITH NEW YETI SE DRIVE AND SE L DRIVE MODELS

News: ŠKODA KODIAQ’S MAIDEN UK VOYAGE IS THE COUNTRY’S MOST EXTREME SCHOOL RUN

As a father myself, one of the regular MotorMartin tasks is packing the car of the week with smaller MotorMartins and their school bags just as the early morning traffic is beginning to build. It’s a thankless task to be completed with constant chatting from the rear of the car, obscuring Radio 4’s ‘Thought Of The Day’.  And now it appears that British parents spend almost nine weeks of their lives ferrying kids to and from the school gates, according to new research from ŠKODA. And for many, over a third (36%) of UK mums and dads, the ‘school run’ … Continue reading News: ŠKODA KODIAQ’S MAIDEN UK VOYAGE IS THE COUNTRY’S MOST EXTREME SCHOOL RUN

News: FAMILY VALUES HELP ŠKODA NET ANOTHER KEY AWARD FOR SUPERB

Day to day life is certainly varied up here in MotorMartin Towers, activity with the website, speaking with manufacturers and their representatives, completion of driving and filming duties for the expanding YouTube channel, and finding time and interesting destinations to drive to, all of this takes time. With the news items posted its a difficult decision sometimes about what to keep and what to discard. What is it that you lovely readers will find interesting and/or helpful? Are there particular stories, topics and manufacturers to look out for? A key area that MotorMartin likes to focus on is that of … Continue reading News: FAMILY VALUES HELP ŠKODA NET ANOTHER KEY AWARD FOR SUPERB

News: ŠKODA RECORDS SUPERB FIRST HALF-YEAR REGISTRATIONS IN 2016

If you were to ask MotorMartin which manufacturer has worked the hardest recently to change their image for the better, then surely ŠKODA are that company. After all, back when MotorMartin was a short trousered youth, ŠKODA did not exactly have a reputation that encouraged customers into the showroom. The shame is that the rather humdrum styling hid extremely capable, if rather basic cars. And now, just a couple of decades later, ŠKODA have a range of vehicles on sale that most manufacturers would be proud of. Because of this, ŠKODA has recorded its best ever six-month sales period in … Continue reading News: ŠKODA RECORDS SUPERB FIRST HALF-YEAR REGISTRATIONS IN 2016